Hepatitis E virus infection
Last updated: Monday, 06, December, 2010
Hepatitis E virus antibodies.
Urinalysis; bilirubin, AST, ALT, ALP; FBC.
Outbreaks have been described in India, Pakistan, Russia, China, Central and Northern Africa, Peru and Mexico.
Sporadic disease occasionally occurs in non-endemic areas.See also Hepatic failure, Hepatitis
Whilst prolonged jaundice can occur, chronic hepatitis does not occur, nor is there a carrier state.
Fulminant hepatitis in pregnancy